What Is Dada?: Manifestos

During the early years of Dada, as the artists and thinkers behind the movement were trying to better develop their own sense of what they were doing, several of them put their literary backgrounds to good use by releasing a series of manifestos and other documents elaborating on their ideals.

     MANIFESTO 1916 – written and delivered by Hugo Ball
     MANIFESTO 1918 – written and delivered by Tristan Tzara